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17-year-old shot early Saturday morning in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The Wilmington Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 400 block of N. 30th Street around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival, officers found a 17-year-old with a gunshot wound. The juvenile was transported to Novant NHRMC and is listed in stable condition.
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Hundreds of Wilmington locals protest Roe V. Wade’s overturning

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — More than 200 people gathered by the New Hanover County Courthouse Friday after a lifechanging announcement that morning. Men and women of all ages gathered to protest after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade, meaning abortions are no longer federally guaranteed. While North...
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Distillery and nightclub now open in downtown Wilmington

After hosting a soft opening, Wilmington Distillery, located at 12 Dock St. in the former Dock Street Oyster Bar, is officially open for service on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  With house-made spirits and a DJ booth for entertainment, owners Matt and Nicol Karn are aiming for a ‘distillery by day, nightclub by night’ atmosphere.  ...
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The Black Phone brings local actors to the big screen

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington is no stranger to the big screen, and Friday you can catch one movie filmed here for the first time in theaters. The Black Phone opened this weekend, and features local talent. Born and raised in Wilmington, Reagan Shumate was excited to be apart of this movie after years of traveling to other cities for roles.
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Rally in Wilmington after SCOTUS overturns Roe v Wade

Teenagers take part in District Attorney’s leadership academy. Street closures in downtown Wilmington causes issues for business owners. Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo joined a crowd on the steps of City Hall Friday to sign this year’s Pride Month proclamation. Updated: 11 hours ago. |. Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo...
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From sadness to joy, abortion ruling draws emotional responses from both sides in Wilmington

News of the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade brought strong reactions from anti-abortion and abortion rights advocates across the Cape Fear Region. A protest Friday evening organized by Women Organizing for Wilmington, a group dedicated to advancing progressive political causes, drew about 300 people. The crowd gathered in Innes Park outside Thalian Hall, many holding signs that read — "keep abortion legal," "abortion is health care," "bans off our bodies."  ...
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Wilmington-based Firm Buys Carolina Beach Motel For $5M

Rob McCord sees owning a Carolina Beach motel as a wise investment amid ongoing travel trends. The company he manages, Wilmington-based Sailfish Real Estate Capital LLC, bought the 28-room Oceaneer Motel at 1621 Lake Park Blvd. South for $5 million, according to property tax records. The group owns other vacation...
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Motorcyclist Injured In Delco Hit-Run Crash

A motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash Saturday, June 18 in Delaware County, authorities said.The crash happened on the reservoir bridge around 6:20 p.m., Upper Providence police said.The driver fled the scene in a red four-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac, according to police.The motorcyc…
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First Alert Forecast: pleasantly warm for final June weekend

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Your First Alert Forecast features ample sunshine amid a few passing clouds through Sunday. Highs should climb to the seasonable upper 80s, with 90s mixing in on the mainland. Regrettably for your lawn & garden and from a drought standpoint, rain and storms will struggle to...
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Street closures in downtown Wilmington causes issues for business owners

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Summer is the busy season in southeastern North Carolina, and Beaches and downtowns fill during these months, marking it as the most profitable time for local businesses. Unfortunately, street closures in the heart of downtown Wilmington have halted what typically would be booming business for certain...
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